Trojans Fall To Coker In Home Dual

Photo by James Benson
Photo by James Benson

MOUNT OLIVE, North Carolina - The University of Mount Olive wrestling team fell in their first home dual of the new year to the Cobras of Coker University Friday afternoon inside Kornegay Arena. Mount Olive had victories via pinfall and decision in the match.

INSIDE THE RESULTS
The match started at the 165 weight class and Mount Olive fell behind from the beginning dropping the match by pinfall. The Cobras went onto win the next two matches to take a 16-0 lead. Ross Sealby stopped the momentum for a moment pinning David Alverez 1:09 into the first period and helped bring the deficit down to ten. The Cobras took the next five weight classes of 285, 125, 133, 141, and 149 taking a 38-6 lead in the match score. 

Drew Wiechers in the final match of the night ended the contest on a high note winning via decision as Mount Olive fell 38-9 to the Cobras.

Weight Summary    
165 Corey Christe (Coker) over Easton Griffin (Mount Olive) (Fall 1:49)
0
6
 
174
Bret Shurina (Coker) over Nickolas Richardson (Mount Olive) (MD 18-7)
0
4
184 
Corey Perkins (Coker) over Gabriel Guess (Mount Olive) (Fall 1:48)
0
6
 
197 
Ross Sealby (Mount Olive) over David Alverez (Coker) (Fall 1:09)
6
0
 
285 
Ramon Correa (Coker) over Ogden Atwood (Mount Olive) (Dec 3-2)
0
3
 
125 
John Watts (Coker) over Unknown (For.)
0
6
 
133 
Christopher Poland (Coker) over Dylan Wilman (Mount Olive) (Dec 10-3)
0
3
 
141 
Zachary Van Alst (Coker) over Franko Cuccurello (Mount Olive) (Fall 1:46)
0
6
 
149 
Matthew Kieta (Coker) over Jody Richardson (Mount Olive) (MD 13-1)
0
4
 
157 
Drew Wiechers (Mount Olive) over Ryan Camp (Coker) (Dec 7-2)
3
0
 
Team Score: 9 38  


UP NEXT

Mount Olive returns to Kornegay Arena on January 19, as they host the Tornado of King University. The meet will start at 1 PM on Sunday afternoon.